Tag: Amazon

The Amazon Web Services to grab at the enterprise IT. A reality check.

November 20, 2013 |

The AWS re:Invent 2013 is over and the Amazon Web Services (AWS) continue to reach out to the corporate clients with some new services. After AWS has established itself as a leading infrastructure provider and enabler for startups and new business models in the cloud, the company from Seattle tries to get one foot directly […]

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“Amazon is just a webshop!” – “Europe needs bigger balls!”

October 7, 2013 |

This year I had the honor to host the CEO Couch of the Open-Xchange Summit 2013. This is a format were Top CEOs are confronted with provocative questions on a specific topic and had to answer to the point. Among the guests on the couch were Herrmann-Josef Lamberti (EADS), Dr. Marten Schoenherr (Deutsche Telekom Laboratories), […]

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Reasons for a decision against the Amazon Web Services

September 17, 2013 |

No question, during each vendor selection for the cloud the Amazon Web Services are always a big option. However, I frequently experience situations where companies make a decision against the use and instead prefer another provider. Enclosed are the two most common reasons. Legal security and data privacy The storage location of the data, especially […]

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Amazon EBS: When does Amazon AWS eliminate its single point of failure?

August 29, 2013 |

Immediately the Amazon Web Services again stood still in the US-EAST-1 region in North Virginia. First, on 19 August 2013, which apparently also drag Amazon.com under and recently on 25 August 2013. Storms to have been the cause. Of course it has thereby again caught the usual suspects, especially Instagram and Reddit. It seems that […]

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ProfitBricks opens price war with Amazon Web Services for infrastructure-as-a-service

July 31, 2013 |

ProfitBricks takes the gloves off. The Berlin-based infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) startup acts with a hard edge against the Amazon Web Services and reduced its prices in both U.S. and Europe by 50 percent. Furthermore, the IaaS provider has presented a comparison which shows that its own virtual server should have at least twice as high as […]

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Exclusive: openQRM 5.1 to be extended with hybrid cloud functionality and integrates Amazon AWS and Eucalyptus as a plugin

July 30, 2013 |

It’s happening soon. This summer openQRM 5.1 will be released. Project manager and openQRM-Enterprise CEO Matt Rechenburg already has told me some very interesting new features. In addition to a completely redesigned backend design the open source cloud infrastructure software from Cologne, Germany will be expanded with hybrid cloud functionality by integrating Amazon EC2, Amazon […]

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